Is Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Worth Adding to Your Portfolio?

Pelos Petros G, Sr. Executive Vice President, subtracted 28,304 shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) from its portfolio at the rate of $46.51 per share valuing $1,316,419 on May 13. The insider left behind 3,066 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) was $45.96. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $46.50, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $47.03. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $45.34 and a 2nd Support Level at $44.72. Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) stock has lost -$0.97, or -2.07%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$1.40, or -2.96%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.37, or -0.80%. This year-to-date, Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) shares have lost -$0.12, or -0.26%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) stock, 25% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .”

With 4,406,107 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $200,169,440K. Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) generates $101,060 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $22,393 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -20.22%, a 3-Year Total Return of -5.53%, and a 5-year Total Return of -10.20%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 42.61%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.510 per share on 08/08/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.49%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 2.04.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) reported earnings of $1.30 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.15 per share, representing a 0.15 difference and 12.86% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $1.03 represented a -0.06 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.09 per share, which was a 5.73% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.19 per share. This estimate came from a total of 9 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.36 and the low estimate was $1.13. In the year-ago quarter, Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) generated per-share earnings of $1.13. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +5.31% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 5 purchases (66,843 shares in total) and 6 sale (39,031 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 31 insider buys amounting to 1,498,949 shares and 30 insider sales amounting to 904,858 shares. In the past full year, 36 insider purchases were made (involving 1,521,570 shares) and 34 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,015,988 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) has a Current Ratio of 0.28. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 170.69, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 63.06, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 17.58. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 105.52 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 34.37.